theEnd presents A Night with Jonathan Groff and Christopher Jackson
Friday Feb 26 |
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
You want to be in the Room where it Happened!
In continuing to bring the TCU community fun entertainment opportunities on the weekend, theEnd is excited to be hosting
Jonathan Groff and Christopher Jackson!
Date: February 26th
Location:Virtual Link sent to you before the event
Please reserve your spot through this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/theend-presents-the-room-where-it-happens-tickets-142552236577
A little about Christopher and Jonathan:
Christopher Jackson is a Tony Award nominated actor as well as a Grammy and Emmy Award winning songwriter/composer best known for starring as George Washington in the critically acclaimed, award-winning musical, Hamilton, on Broadway. He can currently be seen starring in the hit CBS drama “Bull” and has recently finished Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway for a limited run. He also starred in Ava DuVernay’s Netflix mini-series When They See Us with Michael K. Wiliams, Vera Farmiga and John Leguizamo. In December 2018, “One Last Time (44 Remix)” was released as a part of the Hamildrop series which featured Chris alongside President Obama and BeBe Winans.
His Broadway credits include Holler if Ya Hear Me, After Midnight, The Bronx Bombers (Derek Jeter), In The Heights (Benny), Memphis (Delray Farrell) and The Lion King (Simba). Off Broadway includes Bronx Bombers (Primary Stages), The Jammer (Atlantic Theater Co.), Lonely, I’m Not (Second Stage), In the Heights (37 Arts), and Cotton Club Parade (ENCORES at City Center).
In film and TV, he has appeared in Freestyle Love Supreme (Pivot Network) Person of Interest, A Gifted Man, Fringe, Gossip Girl, Tracers, and Afterlife.
Christopher has recorded an original song written by Lin-Manuel Miranda for the Disney film Moana and was also the Composer/Songwriter for Sesame Street (6 Emmy nominations and 1 win), and co-Music Supervisor and Writer for The Electric Company (PBS).
Jonathan Groff had an award-winning breakout performance in Broadway’s “Spring Awakening” in 2006. In 2015, Groff originated the role as King George III in Lin Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize winning production of “Hamilton” on Broadway. The musical won 11 Tony Awards that year, including “Best Musical.” Groff also received a Tony Award nomination for his performance, and the cast won a Grammy Award and Billboard Music Award for the original cast recording. The film adaptation of the award-winning Broadway musical is currently streaming on Disney+.
On screen, Groff is the voice of Kristoff and Sven in the Disney animated hit films “Frozen” and “Frozen II.” Additional film credits include “American Sniper,” “C.O.G.,” “The Conspirator” and “Taking Woodstock.” Groff is also known for his starring role as Holden Ford in David Fincher’s critically acclaimed Netflix television series “Mindhunter,” which was executive produced by Oscar-winner Charlize Theron. Groff also starred in the HBO series “Looking,” and reprised his role as Patrick in “Looking: The Movie,” which concluded the acclaimed two-season series.
He also appeared as the recurring character, Jesse St. James, on the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning show “Glee,” created and produced by Ryan Murphy. In 2019 Groff starred as Seymour Krelborn in the Westside Theatre’s hit Off-Broadway production of “Little Shop of Horrors.” He received rave reviews for his performance, and was an Outer Critics Circle Award honoree, a Lucille Lortel and a Drama League “Distinguished Performance Award” nominee. Theater credits also include “The Bobby Darin Story,” “Encores! Off-Center: A New Brain,” “The Bacchae,” “Hair,” “The Submission,” “The Singing Forest,” “Prayer for my Enemy” (for which he won an Obie Award), “Deathtrap” and “Red.”